Breakfasts at HIC provides opportunities for delegates to connect and share knowledge and ideas on key topics and latest trends.

Seats are limited and right of entry is at the discretion of the breakfast sponsor.

Attendance at the breakfast is by invite only.

BREAKFAST Monday 7 August 2017
How Alberta Health has connected silos of information across a region to deliver economic savings and real benefits for patients (invite only)

Alberta Health have implemented a region wide portal that integrates a number of the region’s information systems to provide secure, region-wide access to information sources previously restricted to a single institution or clinic.

Through a “start small, build big” approach, Alberta has compelled and encouraged key stakeholders to adopt this solution in a unified fashion.

Join Dr Allen Ausford, Clinical Professor at University of Alberta to hear about Alberta Health.

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BREAKFAST Tuesday 8 August 2017
The Journey to Revolutionising Connected Care in China (invite only)
United Family Hospitals (UFH) is and internationally-accredited private hospital group, and China’s first and largest foreign-invested healthcare provider. The group is a pioneer in China’s and Asia’s healthcare development, and are leading the way in international standards of service and the provision of a high-end medical model for the local industry to follow.

Since 2003, the hospital group has revolutionised patient care by providing a single, patient-centric Electronic Medical Record across 5 hospitals and 11 sites in 5 different cities. Their vision of “One Patient, One System, One Database” has become a reality through their innovative approach to clinical adoption, integrated care, and leadership.

Dr Jenny Shao, Health Information System Director and HIMSS Asia Pacific Governing Council Member, United Family Hospitals, China

Join Dr Jenny Shao, Director of Health Information Services, for an exclusive breakfast session where she will share some of the strategies UFH has deployed to:

  • Streamline their approach to deploying software for connected care
  • Share patient data across multiple facilities and cities
  • Leverage legacy technology that care sites are already using


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BREAKFAST Wednesday 9 August 2017
Charting the road to clinical effectiveness (invite only)

Darren Butler, Director – EHR Partner Development, Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health

Between unsustainable costs, aging populations, and evolving healthcare reform, it is becoming increasingly difficult for hospitals and healthcare systems to provide high quality care while keeping costs in check. Yet, the digitisation of healthcare represents an untapped opportunity that could help solve many healthcare challenges. Join us and learn how Advanced Clinical Decision Support (ACDS) can be harnessed to work in an integrated and harmonized way to transform healthcare from a siloed, clinician-centric model to one that centres on the patient and ensures consistency of care across the continuum of care.

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